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Australia Travel Restrictions

86.46% of citizens have been vaccinated increase from 86.43% last week
Unvaccinated visitors from the United States will not be allowed to enter Australia.
Fully vaccinated visitors from the United States can enter Australia without restrictions.

For restrictions that apply to vaccinated visitors, please check the official guidelines from Australia for the types of accepted and permitted COVID-19 vaccinations, requirements on proof of vaccination certificates, vaccination validity period, and persons and/or groups that may be exempt from vaccination restrictions.

You are automatically exempt from the travel restrictions and can enter Australia (without obtaining an individual exemption) if you are:

- an Australian citizen

- a permanent resident of Australia

- an immediate family member of an Australian citizen or permanent resident

- a New Zealand citizen usually resident in Australia and their immediate family members

- a person who has been in New Zealand for 14 days or more immediately prior to arrival by air in Australia

All inbound passengers must provide proof of vaccination unless they are a child aged 12 years and 3 months, or younger.

To consult all the exceptions please check here.

All fully vaccinated visa holders can travel to Australia without a travel exemption. Unvaccinated visa holders will still need a valid travel exemption to enter Australia. .

COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Visitors from the United States are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Australia.

Details and exceptions
You need a negative CO​VID-19 test to transit Australia.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors from the United States are not required to quarantine after entering Australia.

Travelers who are not in an exempt category may request an individual exemption to Australia's travel restrictions using this form.
You can start a DPD seven days before your flight to Australia, but you can only submit a DPD within 72 hours before your departure.
COVID-19 testing requirements
Test type

Travelers returning from Australia must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken within 1 day for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 1 day for Antigen (quick-test) before departure to the United States.

Details and exceptions
Effective:December 6th, 2021: A COVID-19 negative test result taken within 1 day before departure must be presented to the airline before boarding your flight. This applies to ALL incoming air travelers, regardless of vaccination status or nationality.
Children under the age of 2 are exempt from test requirements as well as travelers who have both valid proof or documentation of recovery from COVID-19 in the past 90 days and a letter from a valid healthcare authority who has stated that they are cleared for travel. Refer to the CDC Website for more details.
Quarantine requirements

Visitors returning from Australia are not required to quarantine upon entering the United States.

Details and exceptions
Foreign nationals (non-U.S. citizens and non-U.S. immigrants) who are not fully vaccinated and are permitted to travel to the US by air by meeting certain vaccine exemptions are required to self quarantine for 7 days, unless they have a valid COVID-19 recovery document.
Travelers should also follow state and local requirements and recommendations after travel.